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Above 30 travellers heading to Burkina Faso detained, sent to Tamale hospital for COVID-19 testing


Law enforcement
in Tamale in the Northern Area have detained more than 30 passengers on board a
sprinter bus at Lamashegu in the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly.

The passengers, all foreigners are thought to have been making an attempt to escape the lockdown in Larger Accra and Kumasi, which arrived into outcome on Monday, March 30.

Experiences show that youth in the spot stopped the bus for questioning when it bought to a checkpoint established up by the indigenes.

The driver of the car who
spoke to JoyNews admitted that the vehicle was in truth touring to Burkina Faso
but acquired delayed thanks to some mechanical faults.

He also claimed to have loaded from Kumasi but the crack in the journey to correct the auto produced it unachievable to reach Tamale on time.

But the youth who were being demanding that the foreigners be tested for  COVID-19, blocked the roads and claimed the incident to the Ghana Law enforcement Provider.

The car was subsequently moved to the Regional Police headquarters in Tamale, when all travellers which include females and young children have been despatched to the Tamale Educating Healthcare facility for the COVID-19 testing.

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